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The Sea Pool

Everyone but Iris thinks her partner Connell has left her. Iris is convinced that something has happened to him. This piece is...

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Sharon Moore

The Unlikely Serial Killer

No one ever suspects the woman...

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Crime / Suspense / Mystery / Thriller


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Rachel Bryan

Back to Life

Eleanor "Lea" Bachman confronts someone from her past and discovers something shocking.

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Crime / Suspense / Mystery / Thriller


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Vanessa Shafer

Crushed Violets Chapter one

Victoria Simmons begins her story, recounting the problems and the secrets that she is now being forced to admit. Will Emma still...

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Crime / Suspense / Mystery / Thriller


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G. Rosalyn West

Another Mourning

A man wakes up and wonders if human faults like a genetic traits circulate amidst generations.

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Crime / Suspense / Mystery / Thriller


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Kamukai

The day she ended

a young girl is taken from her mother whilst on holiday.

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Crime / Suspense / Mystery / Thriller


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Lou Taylor

Best Week Ever

A young woman deals with life's frustrations in a unique way.

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Crime / Suspense / Mystery / Thriller


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Tia Ichele

The Fortune Cookie

This is a story about a character named Liam who moved to New York City from London, England. He has a perfect life out in new...

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Crime / Suspense / Mystery / Thriller


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Amanda H.

Kickbox Caramel - Chapter 1

Carly Singh runs a security firm. Her brothers provide the muscle, and she charms the clients. It's a strictly discreet operation-...

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Crime / Suspense / Mystery / Thriller


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Marco Ocram

The Colour of Respect

A colourful cast of characters take a Friday night train ride to the Perth suburbs. Their eventful journey will teach them that...

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Crime / Suspense / Mystery / Thriller


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Rebecca Bowyer

From Within

A girl is trapped somewhere. She has no idea how she got there, and where this place is. She thinks she's going crazy as little...

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Crime / Suspense / Mystery / Thriller


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Shaylynn Mendes

Top Writer

Face Value Chapter 1

Entry for WA Comp: ​Kara Wright and Tien Tran, combat veterans of an elite intelligence unit, now make their living as Private...

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Crime / Suspense / Mystery / Thriller


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Ian Andrew

Falling

Life is all about choices, Jim soon starts to realise this as he finds himself in a difficult situation.

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Crime / Suspense / Mystery / Thriller


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Tim Price

Moments of Lucidity

Just a brief lesson in revenge.

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Crime / Suspense / Mystery / Thriller


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Victoria Mineo

Revenge is Necessary Chapter three

DCI David Marsden arrives at the scene of the murder to see for himself the gravity of the case.

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Crime / Suspense / Mystery / Thriller


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G. Rosalyn West

The Occidental

A recently retired man finds he has terminally neglected his relationship with his wife. On a whim he arrives at the airport to...

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Crime / Suspense / Mystery / Thriller


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Dreyfus

Remnant Memories

She's running through the forest, trying her best to break free. It all stops when a rope pulls her all the way back to the beginning....

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Crime / Suspense / Mystery / Thriller


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Shaylynn Mendes

48

An abusive husband, a five year old daughter and a future as bleak as the night that consumed her, Chrissy Fenix flee’s the...

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Crime / Suspense / Mystery / Thriller


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Nathan Valverde

Revenge is Necessary Chapter One.

Revenge is the only emotion that will cure the serial killers sense of loss. By presenting the kills as accidents/suicides they...

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Crime / Suspense / Mystery / Thriller


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G. Rosalyn West

Scared but Steadfast

A young woman caring for two small children is harassed by increasing aggressive knocks on the front door.

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Crime / Suspense / Mystery / Thriller


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